- 6:30 p.m.
- The 2nd and 4th Mondays of every month (excluding holidays)
- Room 203 - City Hall Manca Annex
Agendas & Minutes
Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes
Greg Dumas, Chairman
February 16, 2018
David Beauregard, Member Norman H. Beauregard, Jr., Member
June 16, 2020 May 19, 2020
Duncan Burns, Jr., Member Michael Hermanson, Member
February 28, 2020 June 16, 2020
Donna Lehtinen, Member David Orwig, Member
June 2, 2020 August 14, 2020
The Conservation Commission is responsible for the administration of the Wetlands Protection Act as well as the City of Gardner's Wetlands Protection Ordinance. In addition, it works towards the acquisition, stewardship and protection of Open Space.
Notice Regarding Landscaping or Building
If you are planning any landscaping or building within 100 feet of a wetland or 200 feet of a stream, please contact the Conservation Agent to determine whether you will need a permit. Please call us before you break ground or cut trees.
If you are unsure if your project is within a Wetland Resource Area or Buffer Zone please contact the Conservation Agent for guidance.
Notice Regarding Filing Procedures & Fees
All filings, permit applications, notices, requests, and associated plans, supporting documents, and materials must be received by the Commission at least 14-days prior to a Public Hearing or Meeting. Any additional information requested by the Commission as part of a public hearing or meeting should be provided to the Commission at least 7-days in advance of the next meeting or continuation date.
Effective October 1, 2011, filing fees (PDF) will be collected under the Gardner Wetlands Protection Ordinance (PDF) in addition to the fees already being collected under the State Wetlands Protection Act.
- 2010 Trail Inventory Map (PDF)
- 2014 Annual Report (PDF)
- City Code Ch. 650 - Wetlands Protection Ordinance (PDF)
- How to File a Notice of Intent Under the Wetlands Protection Act (PDF)
- Wetlands Determination for Tax Assessment (PDF)
- Wetlands Protection Act - Abutters Notification Form (PDF)
- Wetlands Protection Act - Affidavit of Notification to Abutters (PDF)
- Wetlands Protection Act (State) Filing Fees (PDF)
- Wetlands Protection Ordinance (Local) Filing Fees (PDF)